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DIY: Banana And Rice Flour Hair Mask For Damaged Hair

By Rima Chowdhury

Because summer is around, your hair may tend to get dry and brittle due to the harmful UV rays. Damaged hair can generally lead to excessive hair loss, dandruff issues, split ends, brittle hair and limp hair problems.

Sadly, our hair can be affected not only due to environmental factors, but also by hair-washing mistakes that we make. Women using a lot of styling tools have a common complaint of dry and damaged hair.

Well, if you are struggling with dry and damaged hair as well, here is a simple DIY hair mask recipe that will help to nourish your scalp and tresses. Keep reading!

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Ingredients You Would Require

Few slices of banana

2-3 spoons of honey

5-8 spoons of rice flour


1) Take one banana and cut it into a few pieces. You will need approximately 4-5 slices of banana.

2) Now, add 2-3 spoons of honey and mix well.

3) Add rice flour to the mixture.

4) Mix well and make sure no lumps are formed.

5) If needed, you can blend the ingredients in a blender to get a smooth consistency.

6) Apply this on your scalp and wear a shower cap.

7) Wait for 20 minutes and wash off with cold water.

Benefits Of The Banana–Rice Flour Hair Mask
The banana and rice flour hair mask is extremely good for your scalp and hair. It helps to nourish the tresses and hair roots as well. Banana helps to keep your scalp and hair hydrated and prevents hair breakage. Using this hair mask twice in a week can help to treat dry, dull and damaged hair.

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Benefits Of Banana On Hair
Due to essential nutrients found in banana, it can help to protect your hair from damage.

It helps to control dandruff on the scalp.

Banana helps to lock the moisture in, thus giving you soft tresses.

It works as a natural moisturiser that helps to hydrate and moisturise your scalp and hair.

It helps to fight against hair loss due to the presence of rich potassium content in it.

Due to Vitamins C and A present in the banana pulp, it can help to repair dry and damaged hair.

Benefits Of Rice Flour On Hair

Due to a good amount of antioxidants present in rice flour, it helps to protect your hair structure from UV rays.

It works as an excellent exfoliating agent that helps to remove chemical build-up from the scalp.

It proves to be an excellent agent in getting rid of the dandruff flakes easily.

If you have combination hair, rice flour is the best ingredient that would suit.

Note: Make sure to mix the content thoroughly and not leave it chunky, so as to allow it to spread on the scalp neatly.

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